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Republican Lenders From
Several States Call
COX DEBATE UNLIKELY
Joint Meeting Has, Been Sug
gested Bu Decision Has
Not Been Reached.
LABOR BOARD HEAD CALLEfl
Senator Is Greatly Interested
in Recent Wage Award
to Railroad Men. .
v MARION, Ohio, Aug, 2. Political.
Issues and questions of campaign
management were discussed by Sena
tor Harding today at a string of
conferences. Among his callers
wcro republican leaders from several
states and In addition to soverat pbll
cles, questions of campalgniproced
uro are understood to have been
considered. , N
Tho proposal for a Joint debate
between tho republican and demo
cratic nominees Is said to havo been
suggested, but Senator Harding is
not expected, by his advisers to tako
partjin arty ouch event. Several In
vitations for a debate have been re
ceived from various sections of the
country, but the Harding managers
hero arc not Inclined to favor ac
ceptance. Ono of tho senator's callers today
was William L. Park, a republican
member ot tno railway labor board,
who told tho nominee details of tho
recent wago award by tho board
and discussed with him the condi
tions of railway labor generally.
Penator Harding said ho was greatly,
interested and anxious to know more
of the problem.
With Dr. Newell Dwlght Mills of
New York the senator discussed vari
ous proposals, including the possi
bility of establishing u separate de
partment ot health in . the federal
government. Another subject
brought forward by Dr. Hlllls was
the movement for higher salaries
for school teachers and clergymen,
and Senator Harding told him that
he was very anxious to see a solu
tion of that situation.
Political conditions In Ohio were
dlfcussed with Charles S. Hatfield,
manager of tho campaign of Walter
F Iirown, for United Stores senator
and tho Indiana situation wan dis
cussed with Mayor Charles S. Jcwctt
Representative Frederick Chicks
of New York, Just returned from a
trip through the west, reportod a
rising Harding sentiment through
out the western states,
f Other callers during the day in
jKtfudcd Henry M. Inland, a Detroit
nutomobllo manufacturer, aud Jo,nn
A. Penton of Cleveland,' publisher
of several Industrial Journals, both
"f whom nro 'old friends of tho
Senator Harding sent the following
telegram to Mrs. J. Frank HanlV.
Indianapolis, upon lemming of tho
fatal accident to the former Indiana
"I havo learned with unspeakable
distress of tho fatal accident to your
husband hom I highly esteemed.
Pleaso know how deeply I sympa
thize with you In your great sorrow.
Family,, state and' nation have suf
fered a' distinct loss."
Millard n. Myers, editor of a en
operntlvo Journal, Chlcngo, n caller,
expressed satisfaction with the sena.
tor's attitude toward tho farm and
problems. Ho wasaanxious to
.fcive the senator address tho forth
coming convention of co-opcratlvo
societies in Chicago, or receive at
lus front porch a delegation from
them. William Plattnor of Attic
boro, Mass., also called on tho sena
tor to tell of thrco weeks political
observations In Ohio.
Cnn'idlnn Train Robbed.
CALGARY. Alberta, Aug. 2
Canadian Pacific railway passenger
train No, 63 was held up at Sentinel
on the Crows Nest, Rrltlsh "Columbia
boundary, according to a report re
rrlvr.il hrn tonlcht. Tho passen
gers and train crew were robbed by
thrco men believed to no lorcigncrs,
who later made 'their escape.
New York Life
Farmer & Duran
203 Pataro Hldg. Thono J5
Polls Are Included
on Beats of Police
for Election Today
rollcemcn are to keep order at
tho polls In Tulsa today. They
will "cover'' tho polls tho same as
they would cover their rcguUr
beats. A statement was IssuoJ
yesterday by Mayor T D. Kv,ms
lo this effect, and nddlr that such
policemen shall not favor any
party or clique In their work.
The statement by Mayor Evans
"To tho Public:
"As different factions and per
sons Interested In the primary
election nro asKing wnctner tno
police department will assist in
kectflng order at the-polli lues-,
day, the following has been scltica
upon as our course:
"1, Tho department will pre.
servo law and order at tho polls
if nocessary. Just tho same as any
where elso within ..the corporato
limits of the city.
"2. In doing so. no officer shall
act for nny particular faction, per
son, class or party, but with fair
ness to all and to preserve tho
"3. Tho Indiscriminate swear
lng.)n ot private citizens tor the
day only Is discouraged, as lr will
bf better for all to send tho regu
lar, experienced officers as far as
"4. The above Is outlined for ne'
only In case any disturbance arisen
or la threatened. Wo trust there
will not.be an occasion to' use any-one."
WILL CURB USE
OF NATURAL GAS
Efforts to Conserve Fast
Dwindling Supply Meet
Manufacture of Carbon
Block Is Forbidden by
McAloster, Okla., Aug.!. Prom
Ised efforts on tho part of tho cor
poratlon commission of Oklahoma'
to aid in conservation of tne dwind
ling supply of gas tooK concrete
form today when thnt body advised
city officials of McAlester that the
manufacture of carbon out of nat
ural gas la a violation of the con
servation MalutCJ of Oklahoma, and,
contrary to the policy of the com
This opinion on tho part of the
corporation commlslon was given In
tho caso of tho McAloster Oos &
Coke Company. Joined by tho city
of McAloster versus Thn Western
Carbon Company and Tho Qulnton
Relict Oil & Gas Company, wherein
the plaintiffs sought to havo the
latter two companies restrained
from use ot gas for manufacture of
carbon from tho field which sup
plies McAleater and tho surround
ing country with gas .for donustlc
ADVENTUROUS CAREER ENDS
Marquis of Queensbury lles After
Ltfo of Um and Downs.
JOHANNESIWnG, T'nlon of South
Africa, Aug. 2. Percy Hholto
Douglas, ninth Marquis of Queens
bury, Is dead hero today, according
The marquis was born October 16,
1S66. succeeding to tho title after
the death ot his father in 1900. Ho
was formerly midshipman In thu
British navy and later was lieuten
ant In tho third battalion of tho
IClng's Own Scottish Borderers. Ho
was twice married and Is survived by
two sons and ono daughter. His
eldest son, Francis Archibald Kel
head Douglas, Viscount Brumldnglg,
will nuccecd to tho title.
The Marquis of Guecnsbury led nn
adventurous Hfo and was alternately
rich and poor. Ho worked for a
whllo as a cowboy on ranches In
Montana and Alberta and for a time
wan a minor in tho Australian gold
fields. Tho marchioness before her
5!,'fl?.5"-.SB-"t ih nainw ThcauV inHMore Than 1,000 Persons
'""'"' - I
The "Marquis of Queensbury"
boxing rules, generally used In pugl
llstlo events, were named In honor
of tho 'monarrh, ns ho was an ad
vocate of all forms of athetics, espe
1 Negro ConfccH Kidnapping.
PHILADKLPIIIA, Aug. 2. Ue
porta from Egg Harbor, New Jorsey.
tonight said that a negro arrested
there today had confessed ho Is the
man who got the t"2.000 left in hid-in-
i.v nenrce if. Cnugllln of Mor-
tistown, ns ransom for his kidnaped
OKLAHOMA TuMiUy rrt cloudyi
Wedneiday rIt cloud, nd omewht
" AnKANSAHj Tudr nd Wednedr
ANflAsVo.ntr.lly ftlr Tuwday .nd
Wtdnrtdiyi warmer Turdy an la !
and south portions Wdntdy.
COX TAKES FIRM
Letters From Republicans
and Democrats Urge
WILL SPEAK SATURDAY
Spends Several Hours in His
Newspaper Office Prepar
bATTLE SONfci BY COX BAND
Notification Address Ready
and Nominee Will Respond
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug: 2. Receipt
of letcrs1 from many republicans ns
well as democrats urging a strong
position tor tho league of nations
was announced today by, Governor
Cox-, democratic presidential nom
inee, after a busy day going through
his mall and comple'lng Saturday's
program for his notification,
Moro than half of hii letters, both
hero and at the Columbus executive
office, Governor Cox said, discuss
tho league declarations of Senator
Harding, his republican opponent.
"Mnny are from democrats," said
Governor Cox, "and state that they
sen a fine opcnlnri Many others
arc from republican!! and It certainly
looks as If tho Independent republi
can votn which has followed with
great Interest this whole league
question, Is thoroughly dissatisfied,"
Governor Cox also announced a
general policy of non-Interferencoln
democratic primary fights. Ho gave
out a statement declaring he would
jiot tako sides In the Texas demo
cratic primary anil niso explained
.that tills was A uniform policy, ap
plicable to nil states. Tho governor
said ho had received many tele
grnms and letters urging him to aid
the opposing Texas factions and that
newspapers 'on both sides hod been
claiming his support.
The governor spent several hours
today In his newspnpor office here
working on correspondence and after
n personal visit to the Montgomery
county fair grounds, where he will
speak next Saturday, approved a
brief program. Tho governor and
.1. Sprlgg McMahnn, chairman of
the local arrangements committee,
discussed plans for extra nernni
modatlnns and for sound amplifiers
to carry the governor's voleo to all
parts ot tho grounds.
Tho program calls for lntrodtic-
t(on by chairman MrMahon and the
Iteverend William A. Hale of the
Reformed church of this city, to do.
liver the Invocation. The notifica
tion address of Senator Jos. T.
Robinson of Arkansap, chairman of
the San Francisco convention, will
follow and Governor Cox then will
deliver his ncceptane.o address. The
Iteverend Martin Novlllo of Holy
Angels Roman" catholic church. Is
to deliver the benediction. I)r. Hale
Is a republican and n close friend of
the frovernor. Father Neville of
ficiated at the mnrrlago of the gov
ernor's daughter to n. J. Mnhnney,
Chairman McMahnn said hn was
expecting a TPJarge crowd Sat
urday. Visiting delegations will bo
reviewed by Governor Cox from the
speakers' stand. The "Co band"
front Pln.ua, Ohio, jivlll bo given n
place close lo tho stand to play
"Ohio," the Pan Francisco . battle
song, upon conclusion of Governor
Cox's nddress. It Is exnected the
candidate wll begin speaking about
Oil Company TncrcnscH Cnptibl,
OKLAHOMA CITY. Aug. 2. J.
S Morris, secretary of state, lato to
day authorized the capital of the
Turman Oil company, a Delaware
corporation with principal offices at
Okmulgee, to be Increased from
$1,500,000 to J2, 500. 000
and Hangs Negro to. Tree
... -. .
rexas to Avenge urime on' wnue woman Aiier
Brute Confessed Woman's Skull Crushed and
Body Badly Lacerated..
CENTEIl, Texas, Aug. 2. A mob
of moro than 1,000 men this after
noon stormed the county Jail, bat
tered down tho steel doors, wrecked
tho steel cell aud took out Llge
Daniels, negro, charged with the
murder of Mrs. Maggie Hall, and
hanged him to a limb of an oak treo
In tho courthouse yard.
The lynching followed announce
ment by officers of a full confession
made to tho gnind Jury now In ses
sion and also to tho district attorney,
J. P. Anderson.
Mrs. Hall, tho wlfo of a farmor
living near Center, was nttaoked and
later found unconscious nt u. lonely
point near her homo last Thursday
night. Her skull was crushed and
her body bruised r.u ncerated,
Where in Vote
Voting Places In City.
Precinct 1 21S Eadl First
Precinct 2 Convention hall, v
Precinct 3 Centrul flro station.
Precinct 4 Old high school.
Precinct 5 C.nrago corner Sixth
Precinct C Court house, assessor's
Picclnct 7 Plymouth dru,f, 518
. Precinct 8 Irving school.
Precinct 9 Osage school.
Precinct 10 North Side flro sta
tion, Precinct 11 Washington school.
Precinct 12 Fast Side ilrt station
Third nnd Madison.
Precinct 13 Lincoln rchool, .Fif
teenth and Peoria. ,
Precinct 14 lloraco Mann' school,
Klcventh and Ronton,
Precinct 15 lidcrs monument,
IS South Main. . '
Precinct ! Klvcrvlow school
Twelfth nnd Frlvo. r .
Picclnct 17 West Side flro rta
Hon. Krerlnct IS South Sldo flro sta
tion, Flghtconth and Main.
Precinct 1i'--Graci' M. K. church.
Third and Trenton,
Precinct 20201 South Maybell,
Precinct 21 Kendall school. Ken-
dall 1 addition.
Precinct 22 Lee school. Twentieth
nr.d Cincinnati. .
Preclna 23 Lowell school. Peoria
Precinct 24Garagr, 417 fUuth
Precinct 25 Whltlier school. S4
Precinct 26 Host house. Owen
Precinct 27 Dick Miller garage.
110 North Cheyenne.
Precinct 2S Emerson rchool Kltic
and North Moston.
Pivclnct 2i 111 Turner residence
21.1 North Lewis.
Precinct JO Jefferson school,
Klenlh and tlca nvenuo. "
Precinct 31 Tent at corner oT HI.
wood nnd Sixteenth street.
GALVESTON HAS OPEN SHOP
Cotton Comprosicw Itewunm Work
WUli Full Creim Under Plan.
GALVESTON. Texas, Aug. 2. All
cotton compresses ln Galveston wero
operntlng today with virtually full
crews under open shop condition..
Most of the regular men reported
for work this morning at tho press
es, following tho posting of notiren
lint Saturday that nn ndvanco of fivo
cents nn lious would bo effectlvo lo
day and that no contracts with tho
unions would bo made.
BAKEflS LOSE BREAD'STRIKE
Reduction of Flour Prices
1 led net Ion In Hrrad,
FORT WORTH. Texas, Aug. 2.
Hour prices fell fl a barrel today
at local mills. Ilakers .vhn lust Tues
day advanced thu prlco of bread
two cents a loaf, today recalled the
Increase. This latter action followed
the warning of United States District,
Attorney Teylnr that nrosccutlorf
would result If' tho advance was not
State Election Board
Will Keep Officc'Open
to Answer All Queries
OKLAHOMA CITY,' Aug, 2
W. C. McAlIster, secretary of the
stato election board, announced
late today he will remain In his
cfflce nt tho capital building the
greater part of tomorrow to an
swer flurries regarding tho state
Tho 'election machinery Is ready
for tho taSk that will legln nt 6
tomorrow morning when the polls
will be opened, he said. t
State officials whose legal resi
dences uro outside the limits of
Oklahoma City left In largo num
bers today nnd tonight In order to
voti tomorrow. Severnl officials
said they would voto by mall.
Stormed County Jail in
. -rri .1 til , .
She was brought to a local sanitarium
whero alio died Friday.
Capt. W. A. Bridges, commanding
Company L, Seventh cavalry, re
ceived wire Instructions from Austin
to protect thu prisoner and to pre
vent the lynching, but was unable
to find any of tho members of his
company In Uino for mobilization.
Shortly after the lynching tho crowd
dispersed nnd the town quickly re
sumed its normal uppearancc,
liarller In the day u message was
received from Han Augustine, Texas,
announcing that In tho ovent the
negro was not executed today a suf
ficient delegation from that county
would arrive tonight "to attend to
TUESDAY, AUGUST 3,
i t i- .
Mexico City Authorities
Prepare Large Force
to Combat Move.
SECRET PLANS READY
War Office Will Not jDisct na
Probable Disposition of
WILL NOT FIGHT 8N BORDER
Scene of Operations Will Be
in Southern Part of Re
public; Not at Mexicali.
IlyTli Aimni-lattil I'm.
MEXICALI, Lower Cal., Aug. 2.
Knvoys -of the puvlslnnal govern
ment of Mexico had a long confer
ence today with Governor Kstoban
Cantu of Iiwer California, In nn
effort lo compose tho differences
that have caused Cantu to sever re
lations with tho national authorities.
My The Aainrliltd Pre .
MLXICO CITV. Aug. i. Governor
Estebnn Cantu ot Liwcr California
has declared himself In open robe)
lion, nccordltvsf to advices recchod
by thn war department tpday as
announced to tho Associated I'rees
by General Garcia,
While declining to discuss plans
for combating the movement', Gen
eral Garcia said the government
could concentrato 0,ono men hi any
point In thn rcpub)la' wliero rebel
lion might break out. Thothrator
of operations against Governor
Cantu probably will be in the south
ern part of Lower California, not In
tho neighborhood of Mexicali, whero
It Is thought Cantu would not at
tempt to force tho Issue.
Kfforts will bo mode to avoid con
flict with tho United Slates authori
ties In. nny cumpalgn against tho
Lower California governor, the' gen
eral added, ,
, Tho declaration of rebelling is said
not to comq direct from Cantu, but
from other sources.
Governor Cantu reported "no
news" to tho war department yes
terday. SEARCH FOR ARMY OFFICER
Director Finance! Dtaippcni-N With
Prohahlo Shortage or $50,000.
CHICAGO. Aug. 2 nation
wide search was begun today for
Lieut, James D, Nolan, director of
finance In tho central department
of tho United Slates army, who has'
been missing Hluco July 15. The
authorities oro Investigating a re
ported shortage in his uccounU that
may reach JGO.000.
No money wns found In the safe
In Nolnn'a office when It was un
locked bv experts, Ity had left
home, telling his wife hN had been
called to Washington on government
TO STOP MEXICAN GAMBLING
President 1)( In Hiierln Orders Gov
ernor of Htnto to KupprrsH K It. ,
LAREDO, Texas, Aug. 2. Th
governor of Taninullpas bus been or
dtred by President do la Hlierta to
suppress gambling in that state, ac
cording to a niesFago from .the preii
ident to Consul Saracho of this city.
Thn action taken by thn .Mexican
president follows a request mailo by
Consul T3nracho, which wns urged by
representative clllzens of both Ia
ledo and Nuevo J.adcro.
Ni:ORO K1LLF.D APTUIt ASSAULT
Black Ilnito Drew Knife) on HubIiiukI
of Woman Near Kcvno of Attack.
ROM!:, Oa., Aug. 2. Krnest
Brown, tiegro, was killed today by n
prominent farmer near here, follow
ing nn nMegcd attempted assault on
thn farmer's wlfo Sunday. Accord
ing to evidence produced At tho In
quest, Brown, after boosting of his
exploit lo friends, returned to tho
sceno of thn assault and when ap
proached by the vlctltn's husband,
drew n knife and the fan.ier killed
him, The latter, was exonerated by
farmer's wlfo mado her
- poultry yard doubly profltablo
by using the want ndn to noil
' her best eggs to breeders for
You can do kllewlsn and turn
Into cash much of tho produce
from your farm or garden ami
maka this summer provo
profltablo to yourself and fam
ily. Start now using World
Want Ads. Call Osage 6000
for Want Ad Taker.
Mexican Governor's Friendship for
Sports and Gamblers Causes Trouble
Governor Cantu (left)
Tho friendship of Governor Cantu of Lower California for American
gamblers and sporta Is given by tho Mexican federal government ns tho
reason for h present attempt to remove him from office, which has
perclpllated a new revolution. Governor Cantu Is shown hero with James
Cnffroth, the American fight promoter, who has staged many fights at
tin .limim, which Is Jdst over tho International boundary lino in Lower
TRY SOLDIER FOR SHOOTING
Texas National (iiiinlnian I'lrcil
When Ciipuihi Itefihcd to Unit,
GALVBSTON, Texas, Aug. 2,-
Tho g'enernl court-martial trying
Prlvnto J. p. Tyler, Toxas national
guard sentry who early Friday shot
nd killed Captain Herbert A.
Robertson of this city, ndjourned 10'
Venules after both sides had com
pleted nrgumentn this afternoon and
Its verdict will go thriJigh military
channels to OovernoV Hobby for re
view. Testimony of witnesses cor
ruburnted Tyler's statement that
Robertson Ignored four challenges' to
halt. Both Tyler nnd Robertson
wero members of tho militia on duty
hero In connection with martial law
proclaimed by Governor Hobby ns a
result of tho longshoremen's slrlko.
F1NU LIMIT FOR . RKSISTANCH
MuulciiMil .lodge finjH That PrnclUxi
of Violator Muni R Stopix-d.
"You'll huve to cut nut resisting
officers," said Judge Prentice In tho
way of a general warning us he nent
Clay Oardper, negro, J lie third of
fender charged with resistance to
the law. back to his cell during
pollcu court yesterday afternoon.
"Most offjijires nro fairly easily ex
cusable, bni this business Is nuro to
get you sooner or later," tint Judgo
Officers have reported such cases
from those picked up for drunken
ness nnd vagancy, so tho Judge has
decided to curl) tho practice by giv
ing tha limit on tho pennitles meted
out to guilty ones,
nkgroi:h will ci:li:iiratk,
KiwmI Springs Park Will be Turned
Out to Them August I.
Negroes living In this section of
the state will celebrate emancipation
day, August 4, with an enthusiastic
picnic at Snnd Springs park.
Special arrangements hnvn been
mado by tho Sand Springs railway
to earn for the crowds, which will
havo the use of all concessions n.t
tho park except tho lake.
Two celebrations of tills character
aro held by negroes during thu year,
the first ono having been held in
Death Defeats Efforts
To Save 1loj'n Life in
Heroic Pulmotor Fight
ST. LOUIS, Aug, 2. After having
been kept allvo with a pulmotor for
24 hours, Robert Stansbury, 16, died
at a hnsplta) hero today.
Ho underwent an operation for
an enr affection yesterday, and
while , on the operating table
stopped breathing. Ills hourt
continued t) function nnd a pul
motor was brought Into use,
Physicitns at tho hospital asserted
thn belief that this was thu longest
Instance In which a pulmotor lias
been used continuously.
We apray and dwtor your trra. Wil
liams and Harvey Nuritry. AdvU
ullli ilnnicn Cotfrotli.
A. A. Small, Republican
Candidate for Senate,
Has Good Hearing.
POLLS T00PEN AT 6
Gore and Fcrria Men Each
Claim Victory in Both
County and State.'
A, A. Small, candl(btft for the
republican nomination to the United
States senate, delivered an Interest
ing mesiigo oh "AmorlcnnUm" nt
Convention hnll last night. Mr.
Small was Introduced by C. It. Rog
ers, local attorney. Rev. Hnrold
G. Cooke delivered tho Invocation,
Mr. Small referred briefly to tho
campaign of Scott Ferris nnd Sena
tor Gore, stating .that It Is ft dls
graco to Oklahoma, ''However, ho
declared, neither of them will bo
elected, because Ihln Is a republican
Aside from the Small speech .at
tha Convention hall tho activities of
the dlfforeit candidates on tho re
publlrnn and domocmtlc primary
ticket's on th" ve of tho election
were confined to buttonhole cam
imltfnlm; and Vitrongthculng of lines
for thn battle, nt tho ballots today.
Tho democratic mnchlne is said
In be well gronsed and In splendid
tunning order again uml Its lenders
claim victory for every cnndldato
that has tha backing ot the old
guard, Tho opposition Is, however,
equally confident and lavs claim to
a sufficient majority In 'the precinct
cnmmlVri man fight,
H. II. Cllne, in active charge of
Ferris headqunrters, claims the
county for thn "rubber stmn"
statesman by a vote of two to one.
"If wo don't carry tho state by
at least .15,000 I would hn perfectly
witling to return Gore to tho senate,"
Gore headquarters wero equally
optimistic. Tho prediction wns that
Gore will rarry. tho county by 200
nnd Hie statu ny about Za.oon.
Mbon supnorters trn optimistic
that he will land thn rcmihllran
nomination for rongress. Congres
man II. II. Howard will receive the
democratic nomination without op
position, Tho warmest county contest Is
thnt for the democrntlo nomina
tion for county nttnrney, with Mini
roe, Springer and Boono each claim
ing the vlctpry.
An Interesting fight Is being wng
ed for county representatives nn tho
republican llckot. The aspirants nro
J. K. If Halt. Remington Rogers.
Bailey Hell and II, J. Newberry, Of
the four Illldt seems to be putting
up tho most aggresslvo fight nnd
mnv be ono of tho two nomlnecH.
Tho polls will open nt 8 o'clock
and close r,t 7 o'clock.
Turks Sign Ppnivi Trentv,
PARIS, Aug, 2. Tho signing of
thn Turkish pence treaty has been
definitely fixed to tako 'jlaco next
Thursday at 1 p. m.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
Millionaire Radical and
1 19 Others Fined and
Sent to Prison. "
"REDS" AR(T DOOMED
End of Radicalism Predicted
by Chicago Prosecutor
THREE WOMEN TO BE TRIED
First Trinl of This Kind Since
IFay market Anarchists Wcro
Convicted in 1887.
CHICAGO, Aug. 3, WIIHam Urosa
Llnyd, rnllllonalrn socialist, -nnd 19
other members of the communist
labor party, wcro tonight found
guilty by a Jury of conspiracy to
overthrow tho government of th
Tho defendants wero given various
sentences, most of them getting from
ono to fivo years In tho stato peni
tentiary, a, few being given fines in
addition, nnd several worn sentenced
to ono year In Cook county JalV
I.lojd got tho heaviest sontence, be
ing given ono to five, yearn in thu
penltcnttnry -and n fine of (2,000 In
Ltidwlg Lore, nlleged co-nnthnr of
tho communist-labor pnrty platform
and nuthnr of alleged radical publi
cations,1 received ono to fivo years,
and Jack Carney, Dulutb, Minn., ert
Ito.1 of "Truth" and mcmb, r of tho
party's national executive commit
tee, ona to fivo years and 11,000 fine.
The defendants, wero charged with
conspiracy to' advbeato the over
throwing of tho government by
force; conspiracy to publish or dis
tribute printed matter advocating
overthrowing tho government by
forrej conspiracy to belong to an or
ganlrnllon advocating It, and con
spiracy to attend meetings nt which
overthrowing tho government by
force was advocated.
Maclay Hayne, slate's attorney, In
a statcmoiit liuued after tho verdict,
called It a "signal victory for th
entire United States."
"In this trial 'rod radicalism was
driven Into tho open," said tho stato.
Thrco women, Indicted at tho
same tlmn as Lloyd and. others, now
nro awaiting u soparuto trial.
Thlrty-nlno members of tho com
Inunlsl. labor welo Indicted, but not
all wero tried, for several fled, som
being reported in .Mexico, whllo John
Reed, magazine wrltor.and author,
is In custody In Abo, Finland, charg.
ed with' smuggling from bolshovlkl
It was the first trial Involving a
conspiracy ngqlnst tho government
to bo held in Cook county courts
fnco tho Ilaymarket 'anarchist
oro convicted, and scntenceyl to
nang November 11, 1887.
IMrlr.g tho trial tho stato ce.ntored
Its attack on Lloyd, tho most proml
let of tho defendants nnd thn son
tf n Boston philanthropist. Ho was
charged with openly ndvocatlng a
tov,utlor of tho mnsscs against the
government nnd wns n'leged to havo
raid in sprcencs that "banks should
bo blown open to got money to fi
nance tho revolution and armories
should bo rifled for ammunition."
Other nlleged stntemeqts of hla wero
to tho effect that "only by over
throwing the government can tha
Tho chief defense mado was that
"thoy wcro exercising tho right of
free speech" when making various
alleged seditious statements and that
they had in no way violated their
rights' ns "citizens of a freo repub
lic." None of tho defendant! testi
fied or denied tho documentary evi
Tho communist-labor party was
tho outgrowth of a meeting of tho
left wing socialists In Now York in
July, 1913. When tho socialist con
venllort met hero last September, n
group of tho left wingers presented:
meir credentials, uui were barred
from tho meeting. A part of then,
organized tho communist party nnd
another group, led by Lloyd, went to
tho I. W. W, headquarters and
formed thn communist. lithnt tmr,
"vjloth tho new parties organized
aiong similar lines and tho platform
of each Indorsed thi manifesto ot
tho third Internationale, Issued at
Moscow In March, 1018,
A motion for a new trial was mado
by tho defense nnd it wns decided to
hold n hearing on tho motion Hop.
Gels Leg Broken When
Car Hits II is Machine
No.ih II. Howell, a resident of
Kendall, suffered ft broken
leg when tho mntorcyole and sldo
car ho wns driving was run over by
n roa'dstcr. driven by F. F Rutlcdgo,
at tho corner of First and Lansing
about 7 o'clock Inst night. Howell
was rushnd to tho Oklahoma hospi
tal, wherd the wound was found to
bo a simple fracture, with no other